Luz A. Matiz-Zanoni, MD

Pediatrician (General Pediatrics)
Pediatrics, Primary Care
Treats Children
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Dr. Adriana Matiz is a Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. She is also the medical director of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Center for Community Health Navigation, where she oversees the clinical integration and model development of the Patient Navigator and Community Health Worker programs across the healthcare system. Dr. Matiz has served as the medical director of WIN for Asthma, a nationally recognized program to strengthen community-wide asthma management for children in northern Manhattan; the program later expanded the community health worker model to include adult patients with diabetes. She has created an asthma medical home model for children, pediatric care management model, and a model of care for children with special health care needs in primary care practices to improve care and reduce preventable healthcare utilization. Her passion is to decrease health disparities and to expand the delivery of culturally competent care.

Dr. Matiz is a native of Colombia, raised in NYC and a graduate of NYU College of Arts and Science and the School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric training and subsequent Chief Residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and resides with her family in the Bronx.


Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director - NYP Center for Community Health Navigation

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Spanish


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • New York University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY
  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY

Committees, Societies, Councils

Chapter 3- American Academy of Pediatrics

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Honors & Awards

2014 AAMC Community Service Award

2013 Nominee, Hispanic Scholarship Fund Alumni Award

2011 Latino Trend Setter Award

Honoring Latinos in healthcare, entertainment, and

education who are improving outcomes for Latinos in the US.

2010 Environmental Leadership Award, WIN for Asthma

Environmental Protection Agency

2000-2001 Selected Participant, National Hispanic Medical Association

Resident Leadership Program


Research Interests

  • Community Health Workers, children with special health care needs, asthma, disparities in care